Become a qualified heavy diesel mechanic and learn to diagnose, repair and maintain heavy vehicles. Gain the skills you need to fix trucks, keeping them safe and operational. Enjoy a rewarding career in a skills shortage industry and play an important role in keeping trucks on the road.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
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Our graduates go onto roles like:
Motor Mechanics (General) maintain, test and repair petrol engines and the mechanical parts of lightweight motor vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes.
Other jobs include: - Heavy diesel mechanic and - Heavy diesel technician
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 36 Units of competency, including 22 core and 14 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
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TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
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Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
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